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Powell, Missouri, Albert E. Brumley, Grave and Tombstone photo

Powell, Missouri, Alfred E. Brumley, Grave and Tombstone, photo

The grave and tombstone of Alfred E. Brumley and his wife Goldie E. (Schell) Brumley, Fox Cemetery, Powell, Missouri. The tombstone features the opening line of his song I Will Meet You In The Morning. Alfred E. Brumley was well known as a gospel music writer with more than 800 songs published. Several of his most well known songs including Turn Your Radio On and I'll Fly Away have been recorded by a wide range of artists. The song I'll Fly Away is said to be the most widely recorded modern gospel song and has been recorded by George Jones, Alan Jackson, Charley Pride, Andy Griffith, Aretha Franklin, Brenda Lee, The Osmonds, Alison Krauss, Randy Travis, Kanye West, Johnny Cash and numerous others.

Alfred E. Brumley, born October 29, 1905 near Spiro, Oklahoma; died November 15, 1977, Powell, Missouri, age 72.

Goldie E. (Schell), born July 5, 1912; died July 10, 1988, age 76.

Powell is in McDonald County, Missouri.

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